Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur

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Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur
LocationNamur, Belgium
Founded1986
AwardsBayard d'Or
LanguageFrench
Websitehttp://www.fiff.be

The Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (FIFF) is a festival dedicated to French speaking films in Namur, Belgium created in 1986,[1] reflecting francophone diversity, from Europe, Canada and Africa.

History[edit]

The festival is created in 1986 as "Festival cinématographique de Wallonie"[2] (Film festival of Wallonia).

Since 1988, the festival is recognized by the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie.[2]

In 1989, the association changed its name to "Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur"[3] and is recognized by FIAPF as a specialized competitive festival, it now acquires the right to award with Bayards d'Or (best film, best actor, best actress and Special Jury Prize).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "À propos" (in French). fiff.be.
  2. ^ a b c "Historique" (in French). fiff.be.
  3. ^ "Namur, reine du cinéma" (in French). Le Soir. 1989-09-23.